Kansans for Life © 2015

Issues Home Life of the Mother

"Protection of the life of the mother as an excuse for an abortion is a smoke screen. In my 36 years of pediatric surgery, I have never known of one instance where the child had to be aborted to save the mother's life. If toward the end of the pregnancy complications arise that threaten the mother's health, the doctor will induce labor or perform a Caesarean section. His intention is to save the life of both the mother and the baby. The baby's life is never willfully destroyed because the mother's life is in danger."

-C. Everett Koop, M.D., former U.S. Surgeon General

Click here to read “Former abortionist, Dr. Anthony Levatino, says abortion is never medically necessary to save the life of the mother.”

Click here to read “Feminists for Life comment on abortion to save the life of the mother.”

Kansans for Life © 2015